iShares Debuts Frontier Markets ETF (FM)
iShares added to its lineup of more than 200 exchange-traded products last week with the launch of its first fund targeting economies that are one run below emerging markets. The new iShares MSCI Frontier 100 Index Fund (FM) will hold approximately 100 of the largest frontier market stocks, delivering access to an asset class that often receives little or no weighting in long-term portfolios [ETFdb Pro members can see the Frontier & Emerging Markets ETFdb Portfolio, which is up about 14% so far in 2012; get full access to 40+ model portfolios with a free 7-day trial to ETFdb Pro]. The investment thesis behind frontier markets is relatively straightforward; these markets are in the position that economies such as China and Brazil found themselves in a few decades ago–with the potential to realize tremendous rates of expansion in the coming decades as basic infrastructure is put in place and relationships [...] Click here to read the original article on ETFdb.com. Related Posts: ETFs To Round Out Your International Exposure ETFs For The Forgotten Asset Classes Emerging Market ETFs: Seven Factors Every Investor Should Consider Why Frontier Market ETFs Are Not As Risky As You Might Think Closer Look At Frontier Market ETFs
iShares added to its lineup of more than 200 exchange-traded products last week with the launch of its first fund targeting economies that are one run below emerging markets. The new iShares MSCI Frontier 100 Index Fund (FM) will hold approximately 100 of the largest frontier market stocks, delivering access to an asset class that often receives little or no weighting in long-term portfolios [ETFdb Pro members can see the Frontier & Emerging Markets ETFdb Portfolio, which is up about 14% so far in 2012; get full access to 40+ model portfolios with a free 7-day trial to ETFdb Pro]. The investment thesis behind frontier markets is relatively straightforward; these markets are in the position that economies such as China and Brazil found themselves in a few decades ago–with the potential to realize tremendous rates of expansion in the coming decades as basic infrastructure is put in place and relationships [...]

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